Family Offense Proceedings

Manhattan Family Offense Attorneys Advocating for Your Future

As with any legal matter that affects your family or personal life, tensions can often run high during a family offense proceeding. The team of NY family law attorneys at Miller Zeiderman Wiederkehr & Schwarz handles family offense proceedings with both strength and sensitivity. In New York State, concurrent jurisdiction exists between the family court and criminal court in family law cases where criminal behavior is involved. An attorney from Miller Zeiderman Wiederkehr & Schwarz can assist with your family offense proceeding and help you navigate the court system. If you or any of your family members have been a victim of a family offense, it is vital that you contact the police as well as a trusted Manhattan Family Offense Attorney.

Knowledgeable In New York Family Offense Proceedings

Matters related to family offenses can have serious implications that create additional issues within family law proceedings. In New York State, family offenses include:

  • Aggravated Harassment
  • Assault
  • Disorderly Conduct (in a private space)
  • Harassment
  • Menacing
  • Reckless Endangerment
  • Stalking
  • Criminal Contempt
  • Aggravated Criminal Contempt

If you believe you or any of your family members have been the victim of a criminal offense committed by your spouse or another member of your household, do not hesitate to call the police immediately. The next step is to contact a trusted NY family law attorney. Even if you feel unsure as to whether or not you have been victimized, it is advisable to enlist the support and guidance of a legal professional from the inception of the case.

Over A Century of Family Law Experience

The team of legal professionals at Miller Zeiderman Wiederkehr & Schwarz LLP has over 100 years of experience, which we put towards protecting your best interests and resolving your family law case. Our attorneys work to ensure that victims of a family offense are given advice regarding shelters and other community services relevant to their situation. If you think you may have been a victim of a family offense, contact Miller Zeiderman Wiederkehr & Schwarz LLP to schedule a consultation.

Legal Guidance for Complicated Family Offense Proceedings

If you are accused of a family offense, it is imperative that you contact a NY family law attorney as soon as possible. The more time that passes, the more complicated the proceeding can become. Seeking legal counsel immediately can help put the accusation behind you, allow you to maintain your rights, and permit you to move on with your life. If you have previously been convicted of a misdemeanor and are accused of a family offense, it is even more critical to contact an attorney immediately.

The dedicated team of legal professionals from Miller Zeiderman Wiederkehr & Schwarz LLP is prepared to help you navigate family law and family offense proceedings. If you are currently facing family offense charges, contact a Manhattan Family Offense Attorney from Miller Zeiderman Wiederkehr & Schwarz LLP for a consultation today. We serve clients in New York City, White Plains, Putnam County, Westchester County, Orange County, Rockland County, and the Lower Hudson Valley.